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The popular pontificate of Pope Francis: two views

Auctores scinduntur… authors are divided on the pontificate of Pope Francis.
He is, undeniably, popular.  However, we read in The Week, based on Pew, that despite Francis’ marvelous showing in the polls, as high as 83% favorable, the view many people … Continue reading

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Card. Brandmüller blasts some German bishops

In an extraordinarily telling interview at kathnet Walter Card. Brandmüller blasts some German bishops who have been whining about all the changes that they want to Catholic moral teaching, and so forth.
There is a compression of the longish piece at il … Continue reading

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450 years ago today: Council of Trent closed!

Today is the 450th anniversary of the closing of the Council of Trent.
Let’s think about this for a moment.
First, the day the Second Vatican Council opened Pope John XXIII gave an address to the world and to the Council Fathers … Continue reading

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Again HUGE news: Pope Francis explicitly endorses Benedict XVI’s “hermeneutic of continuity”

You will want to read this carefully and put it in your “IMPORTANT” file.
This is, again, HUGE news.
The 450th anniversary of the closing of the Council of Trent is coming up on 4 December.  We like to celebrate these great … Continue reading

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Card. Brandmüller on the liturgical reform of Vatican II

Our friends at Rorate noticed a piece at Vatican Insider in which His Eminence Walter Card. Brandmüller expressed himself about the Novus Ordo, aka “the Mass of Paul VI” and “the Ordinary Form”.   He says what we know is true … Continue reading

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November meeting for Summorum Pontificum

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider with my emphases and comments.
Year of Faith: The first meeting of faithful in favour of the rules of the “Summorum Pontificum” has been called for 3 November and will take place in the Vatican. … Continue reading

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Card. Brandmüller: Vatican II Declarations do not contain “binding doctrinal content”

From Catholic World News:
Cardinal: ‘binding doctrinal content’ not major part of breach between Holy See, SSPX
The Second Vatican Council’s declarations on non-Christian religions and religious freedom do not contain “binding doctrinal content,” Cardinal Walter Brandmüller said at a press conference … Continue reading

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Diaconal-Cardinalatial news.

I saw a notice on VIS that two worthy old cardinals will take possession of their titular churches in Rome.  These are diaconal titles and the worthies are Cardinal Deacons.  Both of them were at least 80 when made cardinals.
CARDINALS … Continue reading

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